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There are 4 ways to get from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Matara to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$7 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya 35-3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haputale to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$21 - $28

Taxi  •  2h 28m

  1. Take a taxi from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls 109.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls 109.1 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls is to train and bus which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 2200 and takes 6h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls is to taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 2h 28m.

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The distance between Matara and Bopath Ella Falls is 96 km. The road distance is 174.6 km.

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The best way to get from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 37m and costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 2200.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matara to Bopath Ella Falls is 175 km. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Bopath Ella Falls. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls.
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  • Distance: 60.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Matara, Sri Lanka and Bopath Ella Falls, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls via Wellawaya, Haputale, and Ratnapura in around 8h 35m.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Matara to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Bus from Haputale to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Matara to Bopath Ella Falls
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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